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#27 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
One traveler mentioned "cheap place" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you are booking late and need a cheap place to sleep this would be on my list as with the Annex II, but it is about 2 minutes away from the boat and harder to find...."
  • "Excellent welcome at reception from Christina, if only the rest of the staff made as much effort. The room was clean and basic with a fan and Ac unit. Shower was adequate. This is an old hotel with ..."
Warere Town House
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#14 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
8 travelers mentioned "budget hotel" and "budget hotels" when describing this hotel.
  • "rooftop there is an honour bar, which is very nice for the lazy evenings. Would totally recommend this nice small budget hotel for everyone...."
  • "It is much finer than the neighboring budget hotels. Yes it is convenient to the ferry however it is in a grubby part of town and if you like to partake in any activities in the..."
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#17 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
4 travelers mentioned "budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "though.The staff treated us as familly. I would highly recommend this budget hotel, specially for its proximity to the port in Stone Town...."
  • "Nice and clean budget hotel in walking distance to all spots in Stone Town. Personal and manager are very friendly. AC, fan, WiFi and fridge worked perfectly well in my room. Cozy..."
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#8 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
2 travelers mentioned "affordable" and "affordable hotel" when describing this hotel.
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#31 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
2 travelers mentioned "low-budget" and "budget places" when describing this hotel.
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#24 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
One traveler mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "seems to marry Zanzibar's new with the old effortlessly, while remaining affordable. With both authentic accents and modern amenities, our stay here was the perfect end to..."
  • "Today 29th we had dinner with my team. With such a short notice Gihan (General Manager) arranged such a wonderful way. Food and Service was such impressive. Location, setup was very attractive. Thanks..."
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#4 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
10 travelers mentioned "budget hostels" and "budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "I've done a lot of staying at hostels while travelling, and the budget hostels/hotels on Zanzibar were worse than most so that made this hotel exceptional!..."
  • "were there 24-hours and lock the main door after 10pm and open it on your request. A very good, budget hotel with alot of character...."
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#4 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
One traveler mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "The rooms are quirkily designed as well being comfortable and affordable and you feel like you're in Stone Town staying at a hotel like this as a traveller. The rooftop is where..."
  • "The room was clean and spacious with air-condition. The view of the roof-top terrace and the breakfast just amazing! I can recommend Zanzibar Coffee House to everybody who wants an authentic Zanzibar ..."
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Al Minar 3.5 of 5
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Travelers' Choice® 2017 Winner Bargain Special Rate $65 (USD)
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#11 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
One traveler mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "the hotel has a very good tour coordination section & offer amazing packages at very cheap prices. The location is right in the heart of stonetown yet away from the traffic hence..."
  • "Very good location just one street back from Stone town's most expensive hotels. Had a really good working shower. (A big thumbs up in Africa). I'd recommend Travellers cafe close by, that was a very ..."
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#3 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
2 travelers mentioned "budget" and "budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
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#20 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
One traveler mentioned "low budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "that barely receives any visitor. I would specially recommend it for groups and families looking for a well located low budget hotel...."
  • "We stayed here for our final night in Zanzibar. Staff were lovely and very accommodating. The downstairs area around reception felt slightly unfinished almost, possibly due to the empty looking bar th..."
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#25 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
One traveler mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "the name soon. Very affordable, friendly and remote location. Big change than my last visit. My visitors were assisted well. Keep it up. ..."
  • "We stayed her for one night upon arrival in Stonetown and the night preceeding our departure. We had two very different rooms. I can only summise that one has been recently renovated and the other n..."
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#9 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
One traveler mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "and all employees. I greatly recommend this hotel to all travellers looking for something a little special at an affordable price :)..."
  • "Cheap hotel amazing rooms but rather back end of stone town. Good wifi. Great for our 4 night stay exploring the town! Staff are friendly too, the lady serving breakfast seems to do it all on her own ..."
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#15 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "We enjoyed this hotel very much, and it was an excellent start for our honeymoon at Zazibar! It's not a backpacker's budget but it's worth it!..."
  • "This was the last stop in our recent holiday. The hotel is well positioned for the sights of Stone Town although it is best to make sure you remember some land marks as Stone Town is a Labyrinth of a..."
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#26 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
4 travelers mentioned "budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "who greeted you by name everyday and not be a nameless guest. Spacious room, bathroom needs to be updated. Overall a good budget hotel...."
  • "If you're in town on business for a couple of days this budget hotel should do very well. Good service and excellent shower with very good pressure. I would stay here again...."
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#23 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
One traveler mentioned "budget place" when describing this hotel.
  • "have been included.mohammed helpful,sorted things for us,including trip to prison island and taxis. OK budget place,lower your expactations!..."
  • "Location is great; hotel very quaint; room huge; breakfast good; restaurant food not bad either; very nice, friendly, helpful staff who can organise tours/taxis/tell you where to find certain places. ..."
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Emerson Spice
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Travelers' Choice® 2017 Winner Small Hotels | Best Service | Romance Special Rate SPRING SPECIAL
#1 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
One traveler mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "A friend and I were in Zanzibar for a few nights and were looking for an affordable and centrally located hotel with local charm and character. We found it! This place is..."
  • "Our last two nights in Zanzibar were in Stonetown. We are blessed to stay in the "Emerson Spice" and also had breakfast, Lunch and dinner. The hotel is remarkable and every room has a unique design. F..."
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#30 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
One traveler mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "Looked around for hotels that were in town, in good condition and affordable, so we can go around stone town and get used to the place and of course walk our way to Forodhani..."
  • "We got the chance to stay in this hotel as an upgrade from another hotel. It is beautifully designed and very organised and tide. The staff is very friendly and helpful It has a nice small pool in ..."
#2 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "Each room is a little different, as the hotel is a bunch of buildings they have connected together. Be prepared for lots of stairs as there is no elevator. The furnishings are lovely, as are the staff..."
  • "The food was amazing. The view was spectacular. I highly recommend coming early to check out the sunset. We didn't stay at the hotel, but we booked our 10 year anniversary here in September. So awesom..."
Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort (Zanzibar City, Tanzania) 3.5 of 5 Special Price 10% Special Discount
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#20 of 37 hotels in Zanzibar City
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  • "We stayed for two nights at the Golden Tulip Resort, on the first and on the last night of our trip of 12 nights for Zanzibar. Very new hotel, opened in July 2016. Reception excellent, mainly by th..."
  • "After a bad experience at Zanzibar Ocean View Resort, we found a room here at Golden Tulip! Staff was friendly and very helpful. They served us breakfast early, as our transportation to the airport a..."
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#18 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "Super welcoming staff went well above our expectations to accommodate our family. We loved the delicious breakfast with a view. Facilities were all super clean and the place itself is easy to find and..."
  • "We wanted to at least see stone town so booked a night here; it's a good location within walking distance of all the sights. Friendly staff and top notch breakfast on the roof terrace. Rooms were smal..."
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#19 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "Nice hotel, in a great central location. The room was a good size and the balcony was nice. The small pool on the roof was a life saver, during the very hot days. The hotel was very reasonable with..."
  • "The hotel is perfectly located ( 2 min walk to the sea front and food market). The staff is very nice, rooms are spacious, but probably need some renovations soon. This is a no alcohol property, so be..."
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#28 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "We had one night in Stone Town . I've been Zanzibar a couple of times so We decided to stay at BEST WESTERN PLUS we got the best view room and balcony with better price . we were greeted with fr..."
  • "It is a very good hotel. Perfect if you don't want to be surprised and are looking for well known standard. I prefer non-chain hotels with local taste but I have to say it was nice to have a night on..."
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#27 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "We were about 7 people and stayed for two days. It is under construction . The rooms are clean and tidy.The beds are cosy. I would recommend this hotel. The hotel staff were courteous. Had a good time..."
  • "Their hospitality is so superb and above all what i liked the most is their service .The rooms were of high quality in that you cannot regret in anyway especially if you are with important friends.Th..."
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#29 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "We spent two nights in the Al Johari. The hotel itself is in a good location but it can get a little noisy, as other reviewers have mentioned. The room we stayed in was a nice size with a comfortable ..."
  • "Al Johari Hotel is an old zanzibari house that has been beautifully transformed into a homely hotel. It boasts elegance, class and beautiful antique decor. I arrived into Zanzibar on the daily ferr..."
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#24 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
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  • "Staff are warm and courteous, weak WI-FI on and off, not very good. No restaurant so you need to go elsewhere for meals. No TV. No closets (wardrobes) so it is difficult to organise your clothes. Very..."
  • "Management quite helpful and friendly. Room small and basic, but ok for overnight. We were there in extreme heat - not so warm shower was ok. Working air con and Wi-Fi. Close to beach. Will sleep o..."
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#32 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "Ok where I should start - I stayed here for two nights and it was nightmare !!! First when I arrived they even didn't know which room I booked so he brought me in some cheap room where you even couldn..."
  • "We stayed for 3 nights and really enjoyed our stay. The location is pretty much in the centre of Stone Town and very easy to get around. Dorm room beds were comfortable and bathrooms were decent. B..."
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#9 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "My wife and I stayed at Zanzibar Serena for 3 nights at the end of our 3 week vacation in Tanzania and Zanzibar. The quality of service at this hotel is second to none! We arrived at this hotel lo..."
  • "Middle of town so can view easily on foot the place and its great historic interest. Good rooms and staff all friendly as with other Serena hotels. Food was very good and pool area adequate for sun ..."
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Golden Tulip Zanzibar Botique Hotel 3.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2017 Winner Bargain
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#21 of 33 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "So convenient for the Port and for meandering through old Stonetown. Has a great rooftop terrace for breakfast, but no pool or bar. The service was genuinely caring with exceptional management. Super ..."
  • "Had a good time, loved the friendly staff, the Zanzibar decor. A walking distance from the port and to and from a lot of necessities. Taxis were very accessible. However the breakfast needs improvemen..."
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